NEW DELHI, April 10: Ranjit Bajaj, who has had several run-ins with the country�s football authorities, has left Punjab FC after resigning as one of the directors of the I-League club.
Bajaj, whose club Minerva Punjab FC surprised Indian football fraternity by winning I-League title in 2017-18, sold his family�s remaining 50 per cent stake to the Mohali-based RoundGlass Sports Private Limited which is now the sole owner of the club. RoundGlass is a lifestyle and well-being firm.
Last year, Bajaj had sold the 50 per cent stake of Minerva Punjab FC to RoundGlass which led to the club being named Punjab FC in the current I-League season which has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bajaj said he will now focus on the grassroot and youth development at his Minerva Academy and come back with a team to the top structure of the Indian football after a few years. � PTI